Connecting Service Contractors’ Back Offices and In-Field Technicians — In an Instant

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Vista Field Service gives service techs faster, easier tools to work with in the field while closing the data loop with the back office. Viewpoint News

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Coolest offices around the world

Lets Build

We all know the boring offices that are plain, simple and doesn’t try to lift the spirits of the workers at all. At GenieBelt, we have done some research on interesting and cool offices around the world that you can take a look at, and maybe get inspired for your own office. All of these offices are interesting in different ways. Do you know more cool offices or buildings? The biggest office. The smallest office. Tiny Office.

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The Evolving Virtual Office

BD+C

The phrase “Virtual Office” has a much different ring and connotation to it now than it did just a few months ago. Has anyone else noticed that everyone seems to be nesting in their makeshift home offices these days?

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Smart Offices Entice a Return to Work

Constructech

Even Gartner predicts by 2022, 60% of hybrid workers will prioritize a “wellness-equipped smart office” over a remote office. However, we are going to need to create that “wellness-equipped smart office” if we want to entice people back into buildings, field trailers, and the jobsite.

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AEM Names 2021 Boards, Officers

Construction Equipment

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced its 2021 officers and directors elected to the AEM Board of Directors, as well as its Construction Equipment Sector Board, at its annual meeting. 2021 Officers, AEM Board of Directors AEM Chair: Steven Berglund, executive chairman

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Anchorage to receive new glacier-inspired office building

BD+C

Downtown Anchorage’s former Key Bank Plaza Building will be modernized and expanded into a sleek, glacier-inspired office building, courtesy of Perkins&Will.

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Adopting Technology that Works in the Field and the Office

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Simplifying Processes Between the Office and Field

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What's Coming in 2021 for Retail, Restaurant & Office Builds

Construction Business Owner

What's Coming in 2021 for Retail, Restaurant & Office Builds. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 01/05/2021 - 17:15. Over the last 7 months, the construction industry has weathered the impacts stemming from COVID-19 significantly better than other sectors—all things considered.

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The Evolving Virtual Office

Pro Builder

The Evolving Virtual Office. The phrase “Virtual Office” has a much different ring and connotation to it now than it did just a few months ago. Has anyone else noticed that everyone seems to be nesting in their makeshift home offices these days? . dbarista.

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Where Are The Most, Least Expensive U.S. Office Markets?

Business Facilities

Here's a rundown of the most and least expensive private sector office markets in the United States based on total operating expenses, courtesy of BOMA International. Office Markets? office marketsRead: Where Are The Most, Least Expensive U.S. at BusinessFacilities.com.

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2020 Office Sector Giants: Top architecture, engineering, and construction firms in the U.S. office building sector

BD+C

Gensler, Jacobs, and STO Building Group head BD+C 's rankings of the nation's largest office building sector architecture, engineering, and construction firms, as reported in the 2020 Giants 400 Report

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ARTBA Announces 2019-2020 Officers

Construction Equipment

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced the election of its 2019-2020 officers. They include: Chairman: Steve McGough, president and chief financial officer, HCSS, Sugar Land, Texas Senior Vice Chairman: Ward Nye, president & CEO of Martin Marietta

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Bechtel opens NYC office to capitalize on infrastructure opportunities

Construction Dive

The top contractor by revenue has opened a Manhattan office to improve work on transit and other projects in the area

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Polish Skincare Company Opens First U.S Office In West Virginia

Business Facilities

Office In West Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com. Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Foreign Direct Investment International Office, IT & Call Centers West Virginia BANDI Berkeley County corporate expansion Discover the Real West Virginia foreign direct investment Martinsburg Site Selection The Hub West Virginia Development OfficeBANDI Laboratories recently celebrated the opening of a sales and distribution center in Martinsburg, WV.

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Chicago office building constructed with coronavirus-fighting features

Construction Dive

The $26 million Fulton East is the first in what experts say will be a trend of projects designed to maximize tenants' health and social distancing

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NYC Most, Huntsville Least Expensive U.S. Office Markets

Business Facilities

office market, and Huntsville, AL is the least expensive, according to Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International. Using data from its 2016 Office Experience Exchange Report (Office EER), BOMA has compiled a list of the most and least expensive office markets in the U.S., psf, replaced Cincinnati in 2015 as the office market with the lowest reported operating expenses. office marketsNew York, NY is the most expensive U.S.

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Open offices are bad!

BD+C

Sensationalist noise abounds on “open offices.”. They decrease face-to-face conversation and increase email volume! They are loud and make it impossible to focus! They increase stress, sickness, sexism, and decrease security

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How to connect site to office without any struggle

Lets Build

But often things go awry as a result of bad communication, particularly between those on the ground and those in the office. It should start from the site and reach back to the office. Do you have the right tools to connect your site to the office?

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The Ultimate Office Design Build Case Study – Us!

Commercial Construction

So it is with great pride that I announce the completion of our most successful Chicago design build office construction job to date – the new headquarters of Englewood Construction! for what we considered the ultimate office tenant renovation project. Our new office is bigger, brighter, more energy efficient and centrally located to our staff and Chicago commercial construction projects. The work stations from our old office were fine, so we re-used those.

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A New Twist on the Office of the Future

Constructech

One of the more interesting trends coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic is the fact that it is going to create a major shift in the way offices are built. Now, we have changed our tune, identifying how to reimagine the office and work life after COVID-19. office market.

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Chicago’s Old Post Office get new zip with massive $900 million renovation

BD+C

The Old Chicago Main Post Office, designed by the famed Chicago firm Graham, Anderson, Probst & White, is a one-of-a-kind building in the historic context of Chicago.

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HWKN unveils Bushwick Generator office campus

BD+C

HWKN has unveiled Bushwick Generator, a new office campus meant to embody the Brooklyn neighborhood’s energy and tradition of disruptive entrepreneurship.

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Wariness of elevators may stymie office reopening

BD+C

A significant number of employees who work in office towers may be reluctant to return to work for fear of contracting the coronavirus in elevators. That could result in hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of office real estate continuing to go largely unoccupied.

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New creative office space completes in Silicon Beach

BD+C

WE3 at Water’s Edge, a six-story, 160,000-sf creative workspace has completed construction in an area of Playa Vista colloquially referred to as “Silicon Beach

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Luxembourg office complex breaks ground in Belval

BD+C

A new Foster + Partners-designed office building in Belval, Luxembourg has broken ground. . Dubbed ICÔNE, the 202,000-sf office complex has an interior reminiscent of an Escher painting, filled with light and greenery. The flexible layout encourages collaboration and addresses the need for safe working environments and the changes to the workplace that will emerge in the future

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Protecting contractor office systems during remote work

Construction Dive

As stay-at-home orders in many parts of the U.S. remain in place, technology solutions hastily adopted to support work from home are becoming permanent

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Broom-Clad Backyard Office

Jetson Green

For professionals working from home a dedicated office space can be a real productivity booster. This interesting backyard office is certainly one such space. The office was designed by 2hD Architecture Workshop and it is an extension of an existing architecture office, which is located on the ground level of a family home. The architects jokingly call it Mission Control, and it became a necessary addition to the home office once children arrived.

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Diageo North America Investing $31M In NYC Office Relocation

Business Facilities

The alcohol beverage company will invest $31 million to create a new primary North America office at 3 World Trade Center, drawing 350 jobs to New York City. Read: Diageo North America Investing $31M In NYC Office Relocation at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Do open offices work?

BD+C

Whether for a team of 20 or 200, if today’s professionals are not currently working in an open office environment, a change is likely on the horizon. Far from a fleeting fad, the open office layout is increasingly being adopted in the workplace and isn’t going away anytime soon. With Corporate America on fire about this issue, it begs the question—Do open offices work

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3 approaches to contact tracing for the jobsite and office

Construction Dive

Technology companies have created solutions to help facilitate safer work environments, but privacy issues remain about how contractors can gather workers' health data

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Everything I Learned About Business from ‘The Office’

Construction Business Owner

Within "The Office," there are several lessons any construction organization can easily apply to their business strategy

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Open offices reduce collaboration among employees

BD+C

Proponents of open offices claim that the design promotes employee collaboration, but a recent study found just the opposite. The researchers studied people who switched from individual cubicles to an open office plan Wide open workspaces actually reduce the time employees spend in face-to-face interactions by 73%, according to researchers at Harvard Business School and Harvard University.

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Brookfield Properties plans largest mass timber office building in North America

Construction Dive

Construction of the six-floor San Francisco office will take six months less than erecting a concrete building of the same size, according to the developer

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Former elementary school becomes modern office space in North Charleston

BD+C

The project takes a former elementary school built in phases in the 1950s and 1960s and transforms it into 60s-inspired leasable modern office spaces. Construction has begun on Ten Mile on Rivers, a 23,000-sf adaptive reuse project in North Charleston.

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Booz Allen Hamilton Relocating Offices To Bethesda

Business Facilities

Read: Booz Allen Hamilton Relocating Offices To Bethesda at BusinessFacilities.com. Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured Maryland Office, IT & Call Centers Taxes & Incentives Workforce Development Booz Allen Hamilton Business Incentives Employment Expansion Maryland Economic Development Montgomery County relocation Site Selection

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3D-printed office: Office of the Future

BD+C

The Office of the Future in Dubai represents the most audacious project to date. Dedicated in May 2016, the 2,600-sf, fully functioning office building kicked off Dubai’s strategy to make the city a 3D printing hub by 2030 Technology pundits have pushed the benefits of 3D printing and additive manufacturing for years, but outside of a few pilot projects, the technology has remained more concept than reality for the AEC industry. .

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Waterbury State Office Complex Achieves LEED Platinum

PC Construction

Over 200,000 square feet of Vermont’s extensive Waterbury State Office Complex redevelopment and restoration project – the new office building and the historic core – has been awarded the U.S. Green Building Council’s highest honor: All Commercial Projects Sustainability

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It's time to make your back-to-the-office plan

BD+C

Now, it’s time to start preparing for your return to the office Congratulations! Your organization has successfully pivoted to remote work and settled into a new routine.

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Midtown Manhattan’s empty offices could be converted to affordable housing

BD+C

With Midtown Manhattan’s office towers drastically under-occupied as employees work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, some housing advocates foresee new uses for these spaces

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Eastgate Offices for Environment Canada

SAB Magazine

Although it functions as a healthy, sustainable office space for its occupants in Edmonton, the building is also a 24/7, mission-critical facility designed to ensure that Environment Canada’s important weather forecasting work continues under any circumstances. This project, known simply as ‘Eastgate’, is a double agent.

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